Tokyo 2013 : Lexus launches the RC300h hybrid coupe

04/11/2013

Envisioned by the concept LF -CC world premiered at the 2012 Paris Auto Show, it is the Tokyo Motor Show that Lexus chose to announce the launch of its first hybrid coupe based on the IS, the RC300h coupe.

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After the Lexus SC a new coupe is launched by the brand but in a more compact format. This coupe Lexus RC will be offered with two powertrains the RC350, powered by a 3.5l V6 but especially their latest hybrid engine the RC300h.

This coupe RC claims its identity with dynamism, it features the new grille of the brand as well as the LED daylights of the IS300h LED while the rear is a subtle reminder to the LFA, racy !

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For now its specs sheet is not revealed but in the IS300h the hybrid powertrain develops 223hp while consuming only 4.3l per 100km and for emissions of 99g/km!

The announcement of the series model of this vehicle may foreshadow the arrival of another coupe based on the concept car LF -CC this time .... To be continued!
Par Technologic Vehicles
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